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Matt Hagan tops Funny Car qualifying at NHRA Finals

POMONA, Calif. -- Funny Car championship contender Matt Hagan topped qualifying Friday at the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals.

Coming off consecutive event victories to get into the title chase, Hagan had a 3.872-second run at 333.58 mph in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. He has won two season championships.

"That run felt really good and obviously our car is running strong," Hagan said. "We've had a great racecar the last couple races and we've been able to capitalize on it. We were able to capitalize on it again today during qualifying and I don't really feel any pressure.